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ScyllaDB Rolls Cloud Database Service

Apr 9, 2019 |

Databases continue to migrate to the cloud with mix results, often requiring customers to choose between the convenience of cloud services and the countervailing costs associated with scaling and performance metrics like low latency. Read more…

Intel Builds Analytics, Database Use Cases for Optane

Apr 4, 2019 |

Intel offered a list of use cases for its Optane DC persistent memory technology during a company event this week, including Twitter’s effort to scale its Hadoop clusters using Optane and SAP HANA’s database improvements focused on applications like machine learning and predictive analytics. Read more…

Adaptability to Change Critical to Surviving Data Tsunami

Feb 25, 2019 |

As data continues to pile up, enterprises that maintain flexible approaches to managing and mining that data are the ones most likely to achieve competitive success, according to Gartner, which recently released its top 10 analytics technologies and trends for 2019. Read more…

Benchmarking NoSQL Databases

Jan 16, 2019 |

Developers have a large number of databases to choose from today, particularly when it comes to newer NoSQL databases. Figuring out which databases excel in different areas can be tough, but the folks at Altoros aimed to help to narrow the field by benchmarking the three leading NoSQL database solutions, Couchbase, DataStax Enterprise, and MongoDB. Read more…

Has FaunaDB Cracked the Code for Global Transactionality?

Dec 12, 2018 |

An organization that wants to power a transactional application using a single database that spans multiple data centers around the world without giving up ACIDity has few good options. One solution is Google Spanner, but it requires advanced hardware and is only available in Google data centers. Read more…

AWS Launches Time-Series Database

Nov 29, 2018 |

AWS threw its hat into the nascent ring for time-series databases yesterday with the launch of AWS TimeStream, a managed time-series database that AWS says can handle trillions of events per day. Read more…

Reverse Engineering ETL Jobs for Fun and Profit

Aug 31, 2018 |

As data-loving businesses amass more and more bits and bytes, the credibility of derived results — as showcased in BI dashboards, KPIs, reports, and sundry other deliverables flowing downstream of the ETL spigot — Read more…

Yellowbrick Claims Flash Breakthrough with MPP Database

Jul 31, 2018 |

Yellowbrick Data emerged with a bang from stealth today by pairing a new massively parallel processing (MPP) analytic database designed to run exclusively on NVMe flash drives along with a claim that it alone has finally cleared a major hurdle surrounding the use of flash for big data analytics. Read more…

MapD’s GPU-Powered Database Now Available in Google Cloud’s Marketplace

Jul 19, 2018 |

GPU-powered database pioneer MapD Technologies today announced that customers can now get its software through the Google Cloud Launcher, the online marketplace for Google Cloud Platform. The news comes on the heals of a major version 4.0 launch, which adds more geospatial capabilities. Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

Jun 29, 2018 |

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that’s booming, the New York City firm is flying high. Read more…

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